Our town is very small. Howard has a gas station, bbq restaurant, a bar, and a few pizza places. Everyone that lives in Howard considers Mt. Vernon as "town", so Mt. Vernon's business is decent. There is a Kroger, Walmart, Lowes, K-Mart, and JcPenny. There are some other small businesses that are not as popular. We don't have that many mom-and-pop shops around our area. Sometimes it can be hard to find things around here. We don' have that many clothing places so when you need something it usually means you have to take a trip to Polaris mall. You can normally get food that you need, but some products are hard.